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>> folks who live and work in the area trying to figure out what is happening here. >> in colorado more rain is expected today. 1200 people are missing and some 19,000 homes are destroyed and damaged. >> the biggest mission of its kind since hurricane katrina. >> inch by inch mile by mile community by community. >> crews in italy begin to try and lift the concordia. >> there will be no second attempt. >> the u.n. is expected to release the report on whether chemical weapons were used in syria. >> days after the u.s. and russia reached the deal to take away chemical weapons from the regime. >> two of the most lying sobs on
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welcome to "cbs this morning." good morning norah. >> good morning charily. we've got break news. >> as you wake up in the west an intense search for a gunman is going on at the military base in washington d.c. >> shots were fired inside the building at the washington nooi voi yard south of capitol hill. all flights at reagan national airport are grounded because of the shooting. we go to john miller. this is an ongoing situation. what do we know? >> there are fatalities. we don't have exact numbers. we believe more than half a dozen are shot. as i say at the beginning of each of these, we've had far too many over the past year. this information is preliminary. the incident is still unfolding, some likely to change. what we have from early reports description of a male gunman black shirt and hat.
multiple weapons going through the navy yard shooting people. some casualties have been outside, some in buildings on the fourth floor. we don't know if the gunman went in the buildings shooting people orb if people fled. >> this is a military base. you have to pass through security to get in. how is it this person could be armed inside. is he a member of the military? >> that's certainly one of the things they're looking at. one of the key factors is we don't know as we're speaking at the table whether he's still on the loose, whether he is in custody, whether he's dead or alive. what we do know is that some of those wounded were police officers metropolitan police officers washington d.c. police who are not normally in the navy yard. that suggests that he was confronted by officers at the scene to respond to the shooting. >> john miller stand by. we want to bring in david martin at the pentagon with new
information. david -- >> reporter: we can confirm that there were some fatalityiesfatalities. we don't know exactly how many. the u.s. navy is confirming some fatalities. this question of how the shooter got in is a good one because i've been to the navy yard many times. you have to pass security at the front gate to get onto the base. then you have to go through security when you enter each of the buildings. this gunman either forced his way past or had some kind of identification that allowed him to get past these various check points. >> this is from david. do they think they know where he is even though it's not con confirmed? >> he is said to be barricaded in one of the rooms. i do not have that from the
officials. >> you've got the mass casual incident anywhere where you have more than half a dozen injured. you have a chaotic scene there. at if front gate of the in a navy yard, brought the people injured so far. outside the gate they have a mass casualty incident vehicle. they have brought in a bus load of paramedics from the ems academy and ambulances to stand bill. they're going to triage. these are who can be treated on the scene. >> what do we know from the white house? >> fif nothing from the white house. >> we know the president has been briefed several times as you know from being in that situation -- >> this is one of the things where standard opps from the white house would be the advisor
on the security side would walk the president through. she would have gotten that from the fbi. fbi has activated the command post to monitor the incident. >> thank you. flood waters up in colorado. rain today could bring more destruction and heart ache before there's relief. the flooding is spread over 15 counties. >> 12 hundred are unaccounted for. anna werner is in colorado. good morning. >> reporter: good morning norah and charlie. the last thing people need to see here is more rain. you can see behind me. this looks and sounds like a rushing river. this is usually a creek. water is picking up trees. we have 19,000 damaged homes and flood waters in the mountains and higher up. almost 12,000 people have been evacuated from their homes.
>> the catastrophic flood zone is nearly the size of the state of connecticut. sunday rain continued. more fell on boulder in the past few days than the entire year before the storms. >> we had five feet in the basement. there's eight inches of mud in the basement now. >> reporter: 17 miles north of boulder, this is a scene of destruction. >> cars stainless steel ovens were washing down the streets. pallet trees, washing down the the streets. i've never seen anything like it. >> reporter: national guard helicopters were called into action over the weekend rescuing a group of fifth graders stranded at an outdoor education center. road closures have cut off residents from rescuers. air lift operations are in many cases the only way to reach them. one national guard spokesman said this is the largest air
rescue operation since hurricane katrina. even officials are shaken by the magnitude of the tragedy. they're confident colorado residents can recover. >> how can we recover from this? i know exactly. inch by inch mile by mile community by community they're taking this stuff back. they're doing it. people are getting those things done out there. >> reporter: rescuers hope this cloud cover and rain will lift so they can get the choppers up in the air to rescue more people who are still stranded. back to you. >> thank you anna. a half hour to the southwest, more air rescues planned in boulder this morning. survivors are remembering close friends killed in the flood disaster. we're hearing incredible tales from those that made it out alive. >> reporter: we spoke with two teens who were rescued from the
floods but lost two of their close friends. the group was driving up the road like this that remains blocked. they thought the rain would let up, but it never did. >> reporter: at a family vigil, family and friends shared stories about wesley. >> wesley died a hero. he would have jumped in the water if it were any single person here. >> reporter: among them emily brigs. she and the boyfriend were in the car with the couple. >> wesley grabbed each of us looked at our faces, and said we have to get out of this car. there's no way we're not getting out right now. we all were shimming across the side. all our feet were swept out from under us. we started traveling in different directions. >> reporter: emily was still in
the car. >> wesley screamed her name and dove into the water after her. he saved her, grabbed her, got her up. the current was too much. it was going 50 miles per hour. they all just got swept away. he did everything that he could. he would have done the same for me or nathan too. he was that selfless of a person. >> reporter: a firefighter rescued nathan downstream. three hours later, emily was rescue ed from the car. >> people come into each other's lives for a reason. what do you think you took away from the lives they led? >> i know that wesley forever shaped me as a person and changed my life. he taught me to be comfortable with myself. i love him so much and love her so much too. >> can you believe you're alive and able to tell what happened?
>> no. i don't believe it everyday i wake up now. >> it's devastating to know i'll never see them smile again or hold their hand or kiss their cheek again. >> reporter: last night's vigil was for the public. the families will hold private service this is week. charlie and norah. >> thank you. the worst of the rain may be over for the flood soaked area. today's forecast calls for showers and drizzle. flood warnings and watches remain posted for northeast colorado. now to dramatic developments in the syrian crisis. the panel says this morning it's investigation 14 suspected chemical weapon attacks. inspectors say there's convincing evidence chemical weapons were used in last month's attack near damascus. >> secretary of state john kerry is briefing allies on agreement to end syria's chemical weapon program. margaret brennan is traveling with the secretary and with us from paris.
good morning. >> good morning to you norah and charlie. just a week after secretary kerry first publicly proposed this plan to get rid of syria's chemical weapons. he's here in paris to build support. now that the deal is signed it has to be enforced. >> u.s. allies britain and france said they'll punish any violation of the deal. >> if assad fails to kplie with the early thes of this frame work, make no mistake, we're all agreed, that includes russia there will be consequences. >> it's extremely important that are no invasions or cat and titmouse game going on. >> regime has to come to the table of decision and have to understand there's no military solution for them. >> the plan hammered out in geneva between u.s. and russia requires the syrian government to submit details of chemical
arsenal by friday complete inspections by november and eliminate chemical weapons by the first half of 2014. the two countries did not agree on whether the syrian regime was responsible for the e nerve gas attack this august. it did say hit will be backed up by u.n. resolution to trigger harsh consequences for violation. in the meantime assad's government will remain in power. u.s. france britain will increase support for the moderate rebels battling him. one country paying close attention is israel neighbor and long time foe. after meeting with secretary kerry sunday the prime minister said success would be measured by success not words and sent a warning to iran. >> the international community shows regarding syria will have direct impact on syrian regime's
patron iran. >> reporter: later today, that report from the u.n. team that investigated the august gas attack is expected to show chemical weapons were used. it won't place blame for the attack but will indicate who had the about to deploy them. that's expected to help build momentum for the resolution that will be proposed today at the security council to take action. >> summers is out of the running to become chair of the federal reserve. summers was considered the front runner to replace. that paves the way for the president to make a historic choice. bill is at the white house. good morning. >> good morning charlie and norah. >> reporter: the summers nomination was done in by fellow democrats. three democrats have come out now opposing the nomination. that means it probably would not have gotten out of committee. summers got the word or figured it out. he was seen as the front runner, the president's favorite.
the president defended him last month against criticism. a lot of democrats did not like his support of deregulation which they think helped bring on the financial crisis. summers was seen as an abracive personality. all that led to a campaign inside the democrat oirk party. one side favored summers, the other calls for the nomination of janet yellen. she would be the first female chair of the fed. she's currently vice chair. she's seen as favors the stimulant policies the administration used in the wake of the financial crisis. she's supported by a lot of fellow economists. the public campaign on her half and other side for summers obviously angered the president. he says he's still looking at several candidates. >> bill i want to ask about another issue this morning. the president said over the weekend he personally reached out to the new iran yoon president, exchanged letters.
is it possible there may be a meeting here in new york at the u.n. general assembly? >>. >> reporter: the president confirmed he exchanged letters with the new president. that led to a flurry of speculation including overseas. the white house says this morning on the record there are no plans for the president and iran's new president to meet next week. you never know. >> all right, bill thank you. a new congressionalle report this morning targets the investigation of the attack that killed ambassador to libya one year ago and three others. benghazi probe did not go far enough. shooirl is on capitol hill. good morning. >> good morning norah. it was billed as comp hence hiv and independent. republicans say it was not quite as advertised. they say arb faulted lower level employees and down played roles of senior officials. last may the head of the
accountability review board thomas pickering told bob that investigators didn't need to interview secretary of state hillary clinton or her top deputies. >> do you think in retro spect it might have been a good idea? >> we questioned people that attended meetings with her. >> reporter: that decision to skip indepth interviews is sited as evidence of confidential evidence. the report says state department under secretary patrick kennedy supervised selection of the arb staff even as his own role was part of the question. congressional investigators were told kennedy tiezed the security guidelines that proposed security challenges and sent hoenl the specialized military security team that ambassador
stefbs and his staff was asked to keep in libya. arb blames four of kennedy's sub board gnats. those employees sometimes have little to no responsibility for those investigations. >> we believe in fact that while he made a significant decision to keep the post open he was not a security specialist. he was not engaged in a daily review of the decision making that took place that we felt in some cases was seriously flawed. >> reporter: congressional democrats in the state department defend the arb as one of the most comprehensive reviews in history. the lead democrat on the oversight committee, cummings said economists have the investigations. the flight will continue this week when pickering is set to testify before
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this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning, everyone. 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. get you updated obey area headlines. a man has life -threatening injuries after being hit by taxi overnight. this is in san francisco. happened just before midnight as the man was trying to cross the street. autopsies will be performed today on three women who died while trying to escape their burning home yesterday. the victims are all believed to be sisters in their 60s and 70s. and bart contracts set to resume in just a couple hours. their talks the two sides are far apart on benefits, pensions and paychecks and a possible strike looms on october the 10th. traffic and weather for your monday right after the break.
good morning. well the middle bore has now reopened westbound in the commute direction. so they have two bothers heading out of arinda towards oakland. we're still seeing huge back ups and southbound 680 ride is very heavy through walnut creek. earlier accident in the back up. that is traffic. forecast here's lawrence. >> patch yeah fog beginning to breakup. you can see toward ocean beach throughout the day going to turn out to be a nice summer day. 50s and 60s now. a lot of 70s and breezy inside the bay. 60s toward the coastline. patchy fog. cooler tomorrow before warming up wednesday and thursday.
-- no information that indicates this is a terrorist attack. but that statement was made last week by the lead ever 6 of al qaeda. >> stay with us david. go to bob orr in washington. bob? >> good morning, charlie. david talks about the possibility of a second gunman. this is really the most pressing question right now for authorities. the way they describe this to me is they say one gunman who they clearly identified has been in their words quote/unquote, neutralized. we don't know whether neutralized means shot and killed or wounded or barricaded but isolated. it's not really clear. one gunman suffice it to say is no longer a threat. what david's referring to is now an exhaustive search through a very big complex that's in lockdown, because there are some reports of a possible second gunman although the officials i'm talking to say that's not yet been corroborated. in some ways it's a very bad situation because you don't know if you're actually looking for someone or if you're chasing a
ghost. so this is an open question and it's why the security situation remains as tight as it is right now. i've been told in terms of numbers, as many as ten possibly more people hit as david said from navy authorities and military authorities, at least three fatalities. still very fluid situation. it is notable to this point that the metropolitan police department is still in law enforcement parlance in the lead. and the federal investigators, and the fbi, atf and others are behind the local police. that's significant in terms of a body language. if though, as david points out, the possibility this is an attack, if that comes to be fully understood as happening, then you'll see the federal government switch on a dime here to take the lead charlie. >> thank you bob. stay with us as we go now to john miller sitting at the desk who's been talking to his sources in washington. >> as bob pointed out this is very fluid. we've gone from the idea that we had one gunman who was dead to one gunman who might be
barricaded to two and then possibly three gunmen. what we're seeing here is what happens in these incidents which is a lot of people get there, a lot of transmissions go out over the radio people call 911, there are sightings here and sightings there. it's hard to get the time line straight as it unfolds. so this is typical. as best we can tell right now, there was a gunman there was a security guard issue, a security guard among those wounded we are told, that could suggest that he shot his way onto the base through the gate opened fire on people outside buildings, inside a building and was believed to be contained to one building. that search we are told, is still continuing. so this is very fluid. as far the lead agency, it's tactical. and that means getting the gunman, getting someone in custody and making sure there's not another. that's why mpd and their s.w.a.t. elements are in the lead. in the end, the investigation, because it happened on a federal base, will revert to an fbi and
ncis, the naval criminal investigative service lead but that's after they figure out what they've done on the ground. >> this is the u.s. navy yard. there is already a lot of security to get in to this facility. in fact, as i recall i believe multiple checkpoints to get in. what's key here i imagine, is is this a disgruntled worker, or is this a coordinated attack? >> that is the key question. and once they identify the gunman they'll have a lot of visibility to this. you heard what dave martin said. but a lot of the time these things are disgruntled workers so it's too early to tell. >> thank you john. again, authorities say they have contained, but not captured a gunman who shot at least ten people this morning at the washington navy yard. between three and four people are dead and the number may rise. a second gunman could also be involved. >> our coverage will continue throughout the day on this cbs station. and tonight on the cbs evening news with scott pelley. viewers in the west will return now to cbs this morning.
this has been a cbs news special report, i'm norah o'donnell with charlie rose, cbs news, new york. cbs news new york. a funeral is held in florida for rebecca, the sixth grade their committed suicide last week. authorities say she suffered a year of cyber bullying. michelle reports more than a dozen of her classmates could be held responsible. >> reporter: last monday 12-year-old rebecca climbed to the top of this abandoned cement plant and jumped to her death, finally giving in to girls that tormented her online for months. >> they wanted her to kill herself. they got what they wanted. >> her mother trisha says the harassments started over a boy.
she tried to get rebecca away from bullies by complaining to school officials. she pulled her out of school changed her cell phone number and shut down her facebook account. the attackers moved to a variety of apps. >> the bullying continued by a group of female juveniles on different social miededia outlets. >> authorities are exploring if charges can be brought to the girls. the school bullying law includes cyber bullying. >> rebecca wrote this in her journal. >> everyday more and more kids kill themselves because of bullying. how many lives have to be lost until people realize words do matter. >> in the weeks before rebecca's death, her mother thought the abuse had stopped.
she had no idea that she had changed her user name to that dead girl. she didn't know about the troubling online searches for razer blades. >> the question she asked, how many advil do you need to take to die? >> a memorial is surrounding the concrete plant where rebecca took her own life. the family started a campaign to stop cyber bullying. >> it's the least i can do for her. nobody else would listen. now that people are finally listening now that she's gone. i'm not going to let it go. >> for "cbs this morning," michelle miller lake land florida. >> as a mother it breaks my heart children can be so cruel to one another. >> somebody couldn't talk her out of it. >> we'll be right back.
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this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. a severed human foot was discovered in an old running shoe on san francisco's ocean beach. a beach patrol found the foot yesterday. there was no sign of the rest of the victim's body. a man is rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. witnesses say they heard a loud crash and found the man in the street. it happened just before midnight as the man was trying to cross the street at broadway. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment.
clogged up. southbound 680 jammed and westbound 24 very heavy through lafayette. there was an earlier traffic alert fremont southbound 880. that accident has long since cleared. the delays extend into san leandro on the southbound 880 ride. quick check of other busier drive times. the east shore freeway 51 minutes on westbound 80. that is traffic. here's lawrence. >> patchy fog. a little thick in spots. we have sunshine beginning to poke through. get to see more of that throughout the day. mount vaca cam looking good. temperatures running in the 50s and the 60s. a lot of drizzle out toward the coastline. the roadways damp there. toward the afternoon a little breezy out along the coastline with a couple patches of fog. 70s inside the bay. next couple days, cooler . heating up on wednesday and thursday. has got really good chocolate shakes. (growls)
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♪ it is 8:00 a.m. onin the west. a shooting at the navy yard in washington, d.c. at least four people are dead and several others are wounded. chip reid is at the scene. skies are clearing in colorado, but the danger isn't over for victims of the flooding catastrophe. at least 19,000 homes are damaged or destroyed. and salvage crews are trying to raise the "costa concordia" slowly and carefully this morning. mark phillips is in italy. but first here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. it is a chaotic situation. let one shooter perhaps another. there are reports the shooter barricaded but other reports say no. >> a gunman shot at least ten people this morning at a military base in washington,
d.c. >> a security guard among those wounded, we are told that could suggest that he shot his way onto the base through the gate. >> the way they described this to me is they say one gunman who they clearly identified has been in their words, quote, unquote, neutralized. >> police are now searching for another gunman. >> we have 19,000 damaged homes from floodwaters and almost 12,000 people have been evacuated from their homes. >> later today, that report from the u.n. team that investigated the august gas attack is expected to show that chemical weapons were used. >> a new breast cancer drug may be leading to remarkable progress in wiping out tumors. >> the major shift in policy is a major shift in things. >> singer beyonce is touring brazil, but she ran into an overenthusiastic fan last night. the man near lianinged her off the stage. >> mariano rivera before his final appearance at fenway park. >> we tip our cap to the great rivera.
>> chip reid thanks. forecasters in colorado say the sun will finally come out later today. tens of thousands of people are still recovering from some of the worst flooding in the state's history. >> at least six people are believed dead in the disaster. helicopters this morning will be searching areas that were cut off by the floodwaters. anna werner is in longmont colorado. anna, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, charlie, norah, and gayle. this creek behind me is normally a lot smaller but you can see how much water is here and how fast that water is moving. the impact of the strength of these flashflood floodwaters they can pick up these tree uproot them, and carry them downstream. the impact of those floodwaters, 19,000 homes damaged. the catastrophic flood zone in colorado is nearly the size of the state of connecticut. sunday the rain continued. more fell on boulder in the past
few days than in the entire year before the storm. road closures have cut off hundreds of colorado residents from rescuers and airlift operations are in many cases the only way to reach them. one national guard spokesman says this is the largest air rescue operation since hurricane katrina. even officials are shaken by the magnitude of the tragedy. but they're confident colorado residents can recover. >> inch by inch mile by mile community by community, they're taking this stuff back. >> reporter: well, the skies are still cloudy here but the hope is that there will be no more rain today. that would enable those helicopters to get up and airlift those people out of those mountainous areas. charlie, norah, gayle? back to you. >> anna thank you. president obama is blasting republican who is say they won't increase the federal debt limit unless the new government health care law is put on hold. the president said in an
interview that he and house speaker john boehner should be talking about the budget right now. >> i'm happy to have a conversation with him about how we could deal with the so-called sequester, which is making across-the-board cuts on stuff that we shouldn't be cut, while continuing tax breaks, for example, for companies that are not helping to grow the economy. there are ways of doing this. it's just that they haven't been willing to negotiate in a serious way on that. what i haven't been willing to negotiate and i will not negotiate is on the debt ceiling. >> but the president's also getting stat fricke congressional democrats, and that resistance may have just cost the president his top pick to run the federal reserve. cbs news analyst and republican strategist frank luntz is here. frank, good morning. >> good morning. it is chaos in washington. at a time when the americans are hoping that the economy is on the right track, they look at their political leaders, they question their business leaders, and we see all-time lows in terms of trust, confidence and credibility among the institutions that are supposed
to lead us. >> why is it happening? do you think it all has to do with the word stability? is it just a complicated process now? >> i don't think it helps when a vice president uses the word ne an der that will to describe his opponents or the senate majority leader talks about anarchists in the other party. we've had these battles in the 240 years of american democracy, but we've never had it with social media, we've never had it with twitter. and as i speak now, and you ask me questions, people are tweeting in the most angry, aggressive way possible and so these elected officials hear from their constituents at home more than they've ever heard before, but they tend to hear from the most angry, the most partisan, the most divided, and that doesn't encourage common ground. it actually destroys it. and by the way, the consequences of this are significant. you want to talk to me today about politics. i want to talk to you about schools and education and what this means in the classroom. in the polling that i've done with teacher they say that the kids at a younger and younger
age are uncivil and are rude to each other and talk back to the teacher. and the teachers talk to the parents, they find that same kind of attitude. i think it's coming from television. i think it's coming from politics, from the lack of people being willing to talk and more importantly listen. >> is it coming from television frank, or is television just reflecting what is? >> well, when politics can't sit down in a room together and have these kinds of conversations -- reagan did it. i hate referring back to the past because it seems, like cheap. but ronald reagan and tip o'neill did fundamentally disagree on virtually every issue, yet they could come together and get these negotiations done and actually solve the problems facing the country in the 1980s and they were pretty tough times. >> without destroying each other. >> whose responsibility is it to get it started, stability and dialogue and communication? is it the president? republican congressional leaders? >> it's all of them. >> somebody has to start it and
begin with a dee gree of trust. >> if barack obama did his speech before congress and said enough is enough my door is open, anyone can walk through. if the speaker of the house, who changed the rules of congress. norah, you've covered capitol hill far long time. >> mm-hmm. >> when john boehner opened up the rules to allow more democratic input, that was the most that a minority ever got in congress. >> but today the story is not about republicans and democrats trying to work together. we know that's law, they can't work together. the issue now is the president can't get his choice for federal reserve because democrats in his own party block him, and john boehner can't negotiate with the president on extending the funding because of his own republicans. the government is going to run out of money on september 30th. we could have a government shutdown, and boehner can't cut a deal because of republicans in his own party. the president says i'm not negotiating. that's when things get nuts. >> the amazing thing is you have the cooperation from the speaker and the minority leader, from boehner and pelosi from the president on syria.
the hostility came from the rank and file. you have those in washington occasionally agreeing against the other 99% of america who wonder what is's going on in washington. the traditional lines are breaking down. the communication lines are already ploekbroken. we have three weeks to s tos to solve it and i don't see a solution in the next three weeks. ? thank you, frank. back to our breaking story. authorities in washington, d.c. say at least four people are dead this morning. they were shot and killed at a military base in the capitol. >> six others are wounded after the attack at the washington navy yard. police are searching for a possible second shooter at the scene. chip reid is there. chip, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, norah, charlie, and gayle. this is the scene. let me give you the lay of the land here. i'm not sure how much you can see. we're about to have a press conference here. the cameras are gathering around. but i have counted more than 100 emergency vehicles down here. not sure you can see the building down there, the white brick building way down there is the entrance to the navy yard.
and that is where this occurred. it is still not clear exactly how many shooters. there have been reports of anywhere from one to three. there has also been a report that it's only one person who has been contained in a particular area. but four fatalityies we hear at this point and somewhere around ten people shot. now, one reason we're not getting information from inside that building is that when people go to work there they are prohibited from taking their cell phones inside. usually we get people calling us when they are hiding protecting themselves on site which is what's happening there, but we are not getting those calls. a lot of silence coming from that building. still a lot to learn. again, a very chaotic situation, and emergency vehicles continue to arrive and periodically ambulances leave to a variety of hospitals in the area. so we are going to stay here with this until -- now you can see pretty clearly. >> that was chip reid reporting live in washington. as you know there is a shooting
at the u.s. navy yard. chip is covering it live. we'll go back to him as soon as we have new information for you. two men are recovering in a south florida hospital this morning after surviving an ordeal on the open sea. they were strand aid top their capsized boat in the atlantic ocean with no food no water for more than a week. as terrell brown reports, their rescue was both dramatic and very lucky. >> reporter: the two were adrift and running out of time when a cargo ship spotted them clinging to an overturned boat and called for help. >> when we first saw them we had no idea how long they'd been out there. it wasn't until moments later when we'd gotten the word that they, in fact, had been out there for eight days in that situation. >> reporter: a coast guard rescue team found the bahamian boaters stranded in the middle of the gulf stream approximately 30 miles offshore between florida and the bahamas. >> once we got out there, we ended up lowering our rescue swimmer. >> i swam over and you could see they were excited. they definitely were on their last ray of hope.
they were ready to get off that boat. >> reporter: he said they were hypothermic and severely dehydrated. >> you could see it in their skin, see it in their eyes see it in their hands. >> reporter: using a rescue basket, the crew hoisted the two survivors onto the chopper overhead. >> one gentleman was saying his prayers, crying. >> i actually leaned moifr shoulder, got a look back and kind of got one of those acknowledging head nods that everybody knows is thank you, i appreciate your help. >> reporter: the crew airlifted the men to a florida hospital and very likely saved their lives. >> it's what we train for. it's what we do. it's why i joined the coast guard, why we all joined the coast guard. >> reporter: u.s. customs and border protection tell cbs the pair was not attempting to enter the u.s. illegally and will have help getting home to the bahamas once they are well. for "cbs this morning," terrell brown, new york. >> you bet they were happy. >> they will have a story to tell. >> that is one thing i never want to be is stranded on a boat for a week. >> you and everybody else. >> upside down especially. >> you're
little patchy fog around the bay area to start out the day. thick in spots early on. even drizzle out along the coastline. take a look back to san francisco from oakland. clouds lingering there. mostly sunny and bright. temperatures in the 50s and 60s. by the afternoon hours, mild temperatures inside the bay. breezy too. 70s in most spots . 60s into san francisco. 80s in the valleys. little cooler tomorrow, warming up on wednesday. even if you have $1 billion, that is still not enough to be in the forbes 400. the magazine's wealth editor will show us who's on the new list and why the ultrarich are getting even richer. that's only on "cbs this morning."
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forbes is out this morning with its 32nd annual list of the 400 wealthiest americans, and this year the rich are getting richer. lisa kroll is the magazine editor and this week she has a look at who's made the cut. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> you know it's something when a billion isn't a billion anymore. how much do you have to make? where do they come from how do they live, are they educated, and what do they look like? >> well first of all you need
$1.61 billion. that's back to the high before the financial crisis. perhaps no huge surprise to most folks the average forbes 400 member is a white male who's about 66 years old. a lot of these people live in either california or new york. after that it's texas. you know one interesting thing that i was surprised about, we actually looked at where immigrants came from and we found that approximately one in ten of the forbes 400 members are born outside of the u.s. >> and what did you learn about in terms of the male/female breakdown? there are more women on the list, right? >>y. there are 48 women and that's three more than last year but that's not much news because almost all of them have inherited their fortunes. there are only seven of them that are self-made. one interesting factoid, though
is that one of the newcomers was on the list last year as a man. that's the first transgender billionaire. >> who's that? >> jennifer prisker, again an heir or heiress. >> exactly. from chicago. a kurnlcolonel who decided to you know -- >> did most of them start their own companies? >> yes. about more than two-thirds started completely from scratch. of course, scratch is relative. we have high school dropouts that create something from absolutely nothing turn around a hard knocks life but then there are some that went to harvard, got their mbas at harvard, went to wall street, struck out and started a hedge fund. most of them put themselves on the map. >> we have a lot of repeat customers all the time. where do cbs co-hosts stack on
this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning. it's 8:25. time for news headline s. a man is hospitalized after being hit by taxi overnight in san francisco. happened just before midnight as the man was trying to cross the street at broadway. autopsies will be performed on three women who died while trying to escape their burning home. the victims believed to be sisters in their 60s and 70s were found dead inside the home yesterday. a severed human foot was discovered in an old running shoe on ocean beach. a beach patrol found the foot yesterday. no sign of the rest of the ving tim's body. stay with us. traffic and weather coming right up.
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good morning. we still have a lot of heavy traffic around parts of the bay area. in the east bay westbound 580 before the highway 13 inter change. look at the back ups. they extend towards the caster valley wide. southbound 880 jammed from hayward down into fremont. there was a much earlier accident and the commute never recovered. westbound 580 very busy this morning. nearly 50 minutes between the pass and the dublin inter change. clears up
past 680. the east shore freeway and the far right lanes are the busiest. backed up to the maze. that is traffic. here's lawrence. >> still patchy fog around the bay area. starting to breakup a little bit. head throughout the day. temperatures running below the average as well. out the door we go into san jose, the clouds lingering there. the temperatures overall not bad at all. 50s and mid 60s into san jose and mountain view. and 56 degrees in santa rosa. this afternoon, enjoying summer sunshine as summer winds down. 70s inside the bay. 60s and breezy into san francisco. and breezy 65. 80s in valley. next couple days will be cooler. more clouds and even a slight chance of sprinkles friday into the weekend.
welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour she studied to be an astronaut and then jessie decided to be an action hero. she thought that would be more adventurous. now she's a hollywood stuntwoman. she's here with us. hi jessie. best-selling author james patterson is all in the green room. he's here to make a big announcement you will only see on "cbs this morning." plus a look at his newest book. it's his 111th novel. that's ahead. but it's time to show you this morning's headlines. "the baltimore sun" says super
bowl's joe flacco may have fumbled yesterday. half an hour before kick-off he tweeted his wife had just given birth. he was not there for the birth of his second child. instead he led them to victory. he said on twitter, any time you have a child, it's one of your best days. i don't know, gayle. what do you think? >> i think he should have been there, but i'm not mrs. flacco. if it was okay with mrs. flacco then it's okay. >> but the ravens should do something for the kid. >> yes. >> reporter: tv legend bob newhart finally won an award. he was awarded an award for professor proton. you can see the prime time emmys on sunday night. he had been in the runnings six times before. >> nice man.
and we look at miss america. she was crowned last night. nina davuluri was crowned the queen and second winner from new york. the 24-year-old says she wants to become a doctor. >> she looks very happy. a dramatic slow moelgs sal advantage effort is under way. they're looking to raise the cruise ship "costa concordia." mark phillips is on giglio i land italy. good morning, mark. >> good morning, gaishlgs charlie, and norah. they're going very very slowly. they're using a technique called parbuckling. it's a tried and tested technique in marine salvage but it has never been done on this kind of scale or size of ship before. they say they've gotten over the first of the major technical
hurdles. they'll rolled the ship off the reef she was stuck on and she's beginning to come up slowly to the vertical. there's a bit of a graphic sequence here that we can show you, show you how this parbuckling technique works. they've strun a series of chains up the hull and on the side and they're applying tension to those chain, dragging the ship upright. also they've attached steel boxes on the high side as well. they'll be filled with seawater to add weight to the grarchty to bring the ship upright as well. the ship is here of course because of what authorities say is human folly. last january, a year a ago january, she was driven too close to this very pretty island of giglio. hit the rocks. there were more than 4,000 people on board. 32, as you said, died. there are still two bodies missing, by the way, and they're hoping to perhaps find remains once the ship can be inspected again. the captain of the ship a man
named francesco schettino is being trietd in an italian court. the operation continues. it probably has another six or eight hours to run. slowly but surely the "costa concordia" is coming upright. >> all right. mark, thank you. and ship inspections are the very first topic of business this morning at a convention of travel agents in miami. those agents face troubles of their own thanks to do-it-yourself online bookings. sherese, good morning. >> good morning. >> there are lots of travel websites out there. there are all these apps now. are travel agents still necessary? >> absolutely. i mean the number of travel agencies has declined from about 23,000 a decade ago to about 13,000 now. i mean the recession really took a toll. a lot of people weren't traveling for business or pleasure and people like to book on the internet, but for those who survive, they still serve a vie tall purpose and people who use them think they provide a
necessary purpose. >> what is that purpose? >> they're great in an emergency, if your flight gets canceled you're overseas and you need a last-minute hotel room, it's great to be able to call. there was a couple in turkey on a cruise ship and the couple broke his hip. they went to a local medical facility that wasn't that good they didn't speak even glish. they called their travel agent in the united states. she found a local tour guide who donated blood for the husband and sent him to a hospital in istanbul. >> we cover thad story on "cbs this morning." >> right. i saw that. >> i'm glad you were watching. this is a thing that i think is helpful about travel agents. inmost cases they've been more places than you have. a lot of times sherese, it may surprise you, the pictures doan look the same when you get there. so the travel agent can sort of sort all of that out for you. >> absolutely. they can tailor to your budget and need. >> but travel agents get paid on
a commission. how do you know they're not sometimes trying to give you a service to get a hire commission and i swear by agents so it's not a knock. >> they only get commission from airlines and tours. you can go to that same internet and go to the social media network and badmouth them. they want you as a client and more clients so it would behoove them to do best by you. >> i'd like a travel ajejt who would hold a plane for me. >> this is a sore subject right now, sherese. i could go on. charlie, i didn't want them to hold the plane because it's gayle king cbs news. let me tell you. i don't fault the airline for bad weather. i don't fault the airline for bad weather. >> really. >> no, i don't. but when you miss a connection
because the weather has delayed you and you get to atlanta and it's the last flight out of the evening and it's me and three other people the last flight out and the plane is still there, sherese, the door is closed. >> they know you're coming. >> and we call and say we're rushing down we're doing the o.j. move. the plane is still there and she says, i'm sorry, you'll have to get on something else we'll help you in the morning. is that fair? >> it may not be fair but that's when you need a travel agent who can get yu that hotel room or get you another flight. >> okay. way to get it full sir cull. >> you need peter or paul. >> it starts with a "d." that's all i'm going to say. it was very traumatic, very upsetting. but you're right. that's when you need a travel agent. >> if i had been flying that plane, you would have been on it. >> thank you, sherese jones. good to see you. she combines the skills of a gymnast and her love of acting.
stuntwoman jessie graff is in our green room. there she is with james patterso little patchy fog around the bay area to start out the day. thick in spots early on. even drizzle out along the coastline. back towards san francisco from oakland. still clouds lingering there. by the amp should become mostly sunny and bright. temperatures in the 50s and 60s. by the afternoon hours mild temperatures inside the bay. little breezy too. 70s in most spots. 60s into san francisco and patchy fog toward the coastline. little cooler tomorrow. warming up on wednesday.
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this morning we begin any eye opening experiences. this week you'll meet people with eye opening extremes. snowboarder shaun white. on wednesday, felix bumgarner, the man who fell from space and broke the sound barrier, he joins us with new footage. you'll see him only on "cbs this morning." on thursday you'll see emily sukiennik and libby sauter and on friday, you'll see danica
patrick. jess city isie is one of hollywood's leading stuntwomen. before you meet her, a look at some of her work. >> i feel like a customer at carmax. jessie graph, good morning. i don't think i'd want to be in a fight with you. >> actually you world because i'm trained not to hurt anyone. the first was leverage hawaii 5-0, commercials. >> how did you become a
stuntwoman? >> well, as soon as i heard it was a job, i put all of the things i'd been practicing my whole loof into action. the main thing was just getting into the business. i researched l.a. and how to get into it for a year my last year of college and then i found out all the gyms that some people trained at. trained at all of them and went from one to the northwest. >> were you a gymnast? >> i grew up climbing everything and jumping off of everything. i did gymnastics pole vaulting, a little bit of martial arts and cliff diving and swimming. >> what did you major in in school? >> i started with air oi space engineering and then decided i hated it. well, the original plan was always to be an action hero on tv anyway so i transferred to the university of nebraska and worked in theater. >> if you and i were friends as a little girl i would have said, jessie, i don't think you should do that that looks dangerous.
as a kid were you saying i'm fearless i can do anything. >> yes. i had a mattress between the lower part of the roof and the up. i couldup out the window three times, jump back up and lock the window. >> turn around and look at this picture behind you. what is that? that's incredible. >> it's a french flip and legging one leg over. >> what are you diving into? >> landing on the beach. >> how do you get that supple? >> when you're a little kid in gymnastics. >> he's asking on behalf of men everywhere. he looks at you and goes i want to date her. that was meant with no disrespect. >> so what's the secret of being the best? in other words what is it that we ought to understand about what's really good about what you do? >> well, the first thing is you have to absolutely love what you're doing. i can't get enough of it. like i want do nothing but train all day.
i sometimes say that doing stunts for a career supports my habit of training for stunts. and so it was really just wake up early in the morning, go to the gym, train up till that closes, go to the next gym. i would find production signs, walk up to the set like i belonged there, hand my resume to them and get out of the way. >> does any stunt scare you? >> shopping. >> what do you mean? >> going to the store. >> i read about you, getting dressed. your people said you need to kick it up a notch when you go on "cbs this morning." >> yes, yes. they gave me instructions. >> what do they think? you dress too casually? >> yes. >> you look very nice. >> thank you. >> are there very men many stunt stuntwomen? >> there are mostly for police
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sold more than 280 million books worldwide. he also holds the guinness record for the most number one new york bestsellers, 57 in all. this story shows kids going on a hunt for their kids. you're on the list for the kids and the adults. we'll talk about your book in a second. >> this is what i read about
you. you are here to save lives. a provocative statement but true. what do you want to do? >> for lots of kids it's getting into better colleges. for most kids it's getting to be come confident kids through middle school. it's so easy. >> how do you do this. >> parents have to step up. parents watching right now, no kidding. you can be your kids' friend but you've got to be their parent. the end. you have to go out and get books. when our son jack was eight. that summer we said you're going to read every day. he said do, you have to. said if you want to live in garage. >> i have three kids. it's hard. it takes a lot of patience. they're 6 and 5 years old and they know every other word. >> when they get 7, 8 9, 10
that's the deal. we have banners we give out to people, we read in our house. >> is it because of so many distractions and it's -- >> a lot of parents and grandparents aren't stepping up and saying we're going to go tomorrow, "treasure hunters" or something else today before the next cbs show. go out and go to the library. go online go to your local bookstore. >> this there isere is a study this morning that says parents should read to their kids to the age of nine. > it depends. some are reading very well. then it's just a matter of -- the thing is if you want to play a musical instrument when you start, it's painful. with books yo can be the equivalent of chuck berry when you're 7 years old. >> speaking of bookstores and announcements, what do you say to save bookstores?
>> what i'm going to do and what we're doing right now, we're going to give away a million in the next 12 months or so to independent bookstores. >> why? >> why? >> okay. we're making this big transition right now to ebooks and that's fine and good and terrific and wonderful. but we're not doing it in an organized, sane civilized way. what's happening is a lot of bookstores are disappearing or line brairs are disappearing. they're not being funds. schools are not funded as well. you used to find books everywhere. grow to sweden. 8 million people. a book will sell a million copies there. >> do kids make the transition to ebooks? >> they're not because nobody has helped families to understand it's okay to have more than one ee read never the house, it's okay and it's okay if your kids buy ten book as year. i mean that's okay. it depends on the family.
>> but, jamts, you know how hard hit these independent bookstores are. what will a million do? >> it's going to start. it ooh going to help. and it ranges from -- we have two people here who haven't had a bonus in seven years. here's some money. the only thing we're going to ask is that, one, with feel it's a viable bookstore and secondly that you have a children's bookstore. >> reading has been my best friend all my life. i have never been bored for a moment because i was so curious because books gave me and took me to places i could never go. >> sure. it's the same thing for me. i grew up in a small town. >> me too. >> hadn't seen that much. it was like ooh, now i've been to paris middle east all over the world. >> we're reading at home these dodgeworth books. he goes to toque yes and rome. they transport. i love your new book coming out
"treasure hunters" because kids are into spies. >> their parents went all around the world finding favorite treasures like king solomon's treasures. so you're going to learn a lot about the world. but more than anything else the kids take up the business themselves and they have to take responsibility. >> can i stay you were named one of the 50 most influential people making people's days of sunshine. >> thank you so much. >> "treasure hunters" goes on sale today. that does it for us. we'll see you tomorrow on "cbs this morning.". >> take it easy. >> announcer: closed captionsing is proudly sponsored by citracal. captioning funded by cbs
this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning. 8:55. i'm michelle griego with your kpix 5 headlines. thousands of people across california are waiting on their unemployment checks from the state. edd says a glitch in a new computer system is causing a backlog and people should expect to wait ten days for their unemployment money to arrive. a man is rushed to the hospital with life threatening injuries after he was being hit by taxi. witnesses say they heard a loud crash and found a man in the street. it happen just before midnight as the man was trying to cross the street. a severed human foot was discovered in an old running shoe on san francisco's ocean beach. a national park service patrol found it yesterday. there was no sign of the rest of the victim's body.
here's lawrence with the forecast. >> patchy fog beginning to breakup. drizzle on the coastline. now some sunshine. looks like we're going to see more of that summer sunshine throughout the day. looks like a mild start to the work week. i think we'll warm things up toward the middle of the week. still breezy today. the breeze into san francisco. still about 68. 77 in san jose and 82 in the napa valley. next couple days cooler temperatures in the bay area. by wednesday or thursday quickly heat things up before we cool down. sprinkles friday into saturday. time saver traffic is coming up next.
good morning. we're watching a new multi vehicle injury crash northbound 280 by page mill. a couple lanes blocked. the back ups extend. here's a live look at 880. northbound and southbound very heavy. there must be an accident southbound just south of the oakland coliseum. northbound seeing our usual commute direction traffic towards downtown. and very busy commute towards the dublin inter change.
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